Rock Family of Companies Quality Architect in Detroit, Michigan
The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience
5 years of experience with quality assurance, testing methodologies and analyzing application failures/defects
5 years of experience with web-based applications
5 years of experience in automated testing and automated testing tools
5 years of experience with commonly used object-oriented programming languages
7 years of experience with quality assurance, testing methodologies and analyzing application failures/defects
7 years of experience with web-based applications
7 years of experience in automated testing and automated testing tools
7 years of experience with commonly used object-oriented programming languages
Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
Knowledge of one major programming language (C#, .NET, C/C++, Java, Python, etc.)
Knowledge of APIs, network protocols and GUI interfaces, XML, web services and SQL/NoSQL
Knowledge of TFS and/or Git
The Quality Architect improves the overall quality of software systems through designing and implementing testing and automation solutions and strategies. This team member plays a significant role in designing, developing and implementing testing and automation solutions and strategies.
Assist and support teams with designing and implementing test and automation strategies, technical designs, specifications and documentation
Collaborate with development teams on best practices, process changes, standards and continuous process improvement topics (unit testing, continuous integration, code reviews, etc.) and build highly maintainable and reusable automation modules
Oversee projects to ensure overall system quality and test to see if automation deliverables are being met
Be a subject-matter expert on issues that impact product performance, scalability and system stability
Perform research and development to enhance quality into new technologies, methods and products before introducing them to the greater company ecosystem
Assist teams with test case/data management, overall testing processes and strategy, automation, performance and load, scalability, high availability, disaster recovery, security and full integration testing
Facilitate collaboration and open work across teams to ensure overall application quality (data handoffs, testing scenarios) and to maintain visibility into the project health via reports and metrics
Help define quality gates for projects (adequate code coverage, security scans, release management, etc.)
This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.
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